Die Trying


  • Footage: Henrik Malmström
  • Edit: Henrik Malmström
  • Format: Digital HD Video
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • Sound: Stereo
  • Length: 64:22 min
  • Filmed: August 2022 – March 2024
  • First released: November 2022


Inspired by the game Yatzy, I regularly started rolling dice in an attempt to get a 5 alike or a Yatzy,
in just one throw. According to die roll probabilities, the odds of achieving a single-throw Yatzy
is 1 in 1296.

According to this Finnish Public Broadcaster website—on the day of my first roll—I statistically have 13678 days of life left.

Taking the aforementioned figures into consideration, and assuming I continue rolling the dice
constantly, I should reach my goal of a single-throw Yatzy in time before I die.


The video will be updated on a regular basis.

First roll: August 26, 2022
Estimated death: April 16, 2060
Rolls: 620 (March 7, 2024)

This is the second part of the Irregular Reflection video trilogy:
Fewer is Better – Die Trying – Improbable Behaviour

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